Answered By: Patrick Mundt
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2020     Views: 83

Located to the left as you enter the library, the Circulation Desk is responsible for the circulation of all library materials, including course reserves.


  • Circulation Desk: 814-732-2273
  • Course Reserves: Ms. Marie Keck 814-732-2273

Loan periods:

For books, the loan periods are as follows:

  • Undergraduate Students and Area Residents: 3 weeks
  • Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff: 3 months

For other items, the loan periods are:

  • CDs: 1 week 
  • Curriculum Materials: 3 weeks
  • DVDs: 1 week
  • Periodicals (Magazines & Journals): Do not circulate
  • Reference Books: Do not circulate
  • Reserve Materials: Varies by item


Students, faculty, and staff must have University ID in order to check out materials

Area Residents:

  • a. Residents of Erie, Crawford and Warren Counties over the age of 18 are eligible.
  • b. Present a valid Driver's License or state issued ID with a current home address.
  • c. no fee


Items may be renewed online, in-person, or by telephone 24-hours a day by calling 732-2273.


  • There is a one week grace period after the book's due date.  
  • After 37 days, if the item is not returned or renewed, it will go to "lost book" status.

     The lost book fines are as follows:

  • Minimum lost book charge: $50.00
  • Processing fee: $5.00
  • Minimum overdue book fine: $10.00
  • Lost book charge for an oversized book: $100.00



Related Topics

Contact Us

Live Help


Meet with a Librarian

Librarians are available to meet with you via zoom or chat to help you with your research and information needs. Schedule an appointment with us today.


Contact Us

Because our building is closed, we are unable to take phone calls

Email us at

You can text us at (814) 230-2069

Chat service is available all thru the day and most evenings

Individually contact a librarian from the "schedule an appointment" list